$173 million + 22,000 grants. Investing in our community since 1922.
Since 1922 we have distributed over 22,000 grants for a total of more than $173 million. As careful stewards of our community's endowment, generous donors to our Fund for Community Good and Special Funds enable us to meet West Michigan's changing needs now and for generations to come.
Fund for Community Good (General) Grants
With our Fund for Community Good, we are partnering with area nonprofits around issues related to education, engagement, the environment, health, economic prosperity and neighborhoods. For additional information and to apply for a grant from the Fund for Community Good, click here.
Education Health Neighborhoods
Engagement Environment Prosperity
We also have a variety of special grantmaking efforts tailored to promote change around a particular issue or geographic area. For additional information and to apply for these opportunities, please visit the following pages:
Available to West Michigan camps for specific efforts to increase access to overnight camps for underserved Kent County children. Learn more here.
Nonprofit Technical Assistance Fund
Designed to address the need for capacity building and technical assistance among nonprofits in Kent County. Learn more here.
Apply for a Grant
To apply for a grant, please review our individual fund pages to determine what grants your organization might qualify for and learn about upcoming deadlines. We accept all grant applications online and look forward to working with you!
When you are ready to apply for a grant, login to our grant applicant portal SmartSimple here.
If you have any questions about the grant application process, please email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 616.454.1751.